TripAdvisor rates three Thai landmarks as among Best in Asia for 2017

Entertainment Press Releases Tuesday June 13, 2017 11:03
Bangkok--13 Jun--TAT Inter PR Division

Three of Thailand's most iconic landmarks, all in Bangkok, have been listed as among the top 25 Landmarks in Asia by the influential international travel website TripAdvisor in its 2017 Travelers' Choice listings.

The famous Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

The Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, (Wat Phra Kaeo) all on Bangkok's historic Rattanakosin Island were named in the top 25 list, taking 4th, 9th and 14th place, respectively. These three landmarks are regarded as some of Thailand's top tourist sites and have appeared regularly in must-see lists published internationally.

The Temple of the Reclining Buddha also took 21st spot in the TripAdvisor Top 25 Landmarks in the World 2017.

Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said, "Some of Thailand's greatest treasures can be found in the historic heart of Bangkok, and we're delighted that so many tourists come here to delight in the artistic, cultural and religious heritage of the kingdom. Thailand offers a huge array of historic sites including temples and cities, and we invite everyone to explore and discover the amazing art and craftsmanship of Thai builders and artists from times past."

The annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards, are given based on the quantity and quality of travellers' reviews and ratings on TripAdvisor's website gathered over the previous 12-month period.

On the website, tourists said the Temple of the Reclining Buddha was "Breathtaking" and "Iconic" and "A true beauty to behold". The famous Grand Palace is called "Majestic" and the number one "Must-see site" in Thailand. The Palace's Temple of the Emerald Buddha, is described as "A treat for the eyes" and a "wonderful example of Thai architecture."


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